News & Events

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Press Releases

UPMC Center for High-Value Health Care Receives $3.76M PCORI Award to Improve Digital and In-Person Access to Behavioral Health Care for Moms on Medicaid

UPMC for You and PA Pharmacists Care Network Launch New "Whole Person" Pilot to Pay Pharmacists for Expanded Services

UPMC Center for High-Value Health Care Awarded $1 Million to Support Substance Use Disorder Care in Bedford and Somerset Counties

UPMC and Achieva Partner on Hiring Initiative for People With Disabilities

UPMC Health Plan Expands Job Training, Education, and Opportunities

Partner4Work and UPMC Health Plan join forces to forge career pathways for new Medicaid enrollees

UPMC receives $3.7 million PCORI award to improve care for patients with sepsis and pneumonia

UPMC Health Plan Announces New Social Impact Initiative to Help Address the Social Determinants of Health

How Research Can Transform the Delivery of Healthcare: UPMC Conference Highlights Accelerating Patient-Centered and Comparative Effectiveness Research in Learning Health Systems

UPMC Health Plan Announces Innovative, Value-Based Agreement with AstraZeneca

UPMC Center for High-Value Health Care and Wolff Center at UPMC co-host upcoming conference on Accelerating Stakeholder-Driven Patient-Centered Outcomes Research and Comparative Effectiveness Research in a Learning Health System

UPMC Health Plan and Community Care Behavioral Health Organization Announce Medication Assisted Treatment Clinical Courses for Treating Opioid Use Disorder


News Mentions

UPMC's blueprint for BuILDing a high-value health care system

Whole-Person Care (Pittsburgh Business Times, Sept. 10, 2020)

Addressing social determinants of health to improve community care (HealthCare Business News, July 8, 2020)

Beyond COVID-19: Telehealth, Partnerships, Member Engagement (Health Payer Intelligence, June 5, 2020)

UPMC’s $3.7M grant will help improve sepsis care (Pittsburgh Business Times, Feb. 19, 2020)

How UPMC Coordinates Compounding Social Determinants of Health (Health Payer Intelligence, Jan. 29, 2020)

UPMC Health Plan, AstraZeneca Enter Into Value-Based Agreement for Heart Drug (American Journal of Managed Care, Jan. 29, 2019)

AstraZeneca strikes a ‘novel’ deal with a Medicare plan to lower patient out-of-pocket costs (STAT, Jan. 28, 2019)

UPMC Health Plan training doctors to treat opioid-abuse disorder (Pittsburgh Business Times, Dec. 21, 2018)

UPMC Applies Telehealth, RPM Tech to Irritable Bowel Syndrome Care (mHealth Intelligence, Sept. 26, 2018)

Behavioral Health Medical Home Enhances Patient Activation in Care (Patient Engagement HIT, Feb. 22, 2018)

Behavioral Health Home Plus Model Has Positive Effects on Patients With Mental Illness (AJMC, Feb. 20, 2018)


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